St. John Cantius stands as a unique church in the Archdiocese of Chicago—helping many Catholics discover a profound sense of the Sacred through solemn liturgies and devotions, treasures of sacred art, and rich program of sacred liturgical music. The historic baroque church is one of the best examples of sacred architecture in the city. One mile directly west of the famous Water tower on Chicago Avenue, the landmark church is easily accessible by car, bus, or subway. Read more » or Watch a video about our church »
His Excellency, James C. Timlin, Bishop Emeritus of Scranton, will offer Latin Pontifical High Mass (1962 Pontificale Romanum) on Easter Friday, Apr. 25 at 4:00 pm. All are welcome to attend. This will be the first Pontifical Latin High Mass in the usus antiquior at Mundelein Seminary in almost 50 years. It is hosted by the Institute on Religious Life. The Cantate Domino Choir of St. John Cantius will provide the music and sing a Mass composed in honor of the Servant of God, Fr. John Hardon, Founder of the Institute on Religious Life. Read more...
The Patrons of Sacred Music want to share with you the 2014 Schedule of Events of Music and Drama (Concert Schedule) and the 2014 Schedule of Sacred Music. Attend a Latin High Mass with one of choirs to help your heart soar to God in prayer. Enjoy our concert schedule for cultural enrichment and delightful social engagements. Read more...
There’s romance associated with being the ‘starving artist.’ But, in reality, musicians need to make a living like everyone else. Church musicians make large sacrifices of their time and talent throughout the liturgical year so that our ears can be enriched with sacred chant and polyphony. Click here to learn more about becoming a Patron of Sacred Music. Read more...
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- Missale Romanum 1962 - Travel Size
- 2 DVD Combo: 1 DVD of Dedication Organ Recital & 1 DVD of Pipe Organ Blessing & Mass of Dedication
- 2014 Ordo for the 1962 Missale Romanum